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Miss Cutler & the case of the resurrected horse

£19.99

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Social workers produced thousands of case files about the poor during the interwar years. Analyzing almost two thousand such case files and traveling from Boston, Minneapolis, and Portland to London and Melbourne, Miss Cutler and the Case of the Resurrected Horse is a pioneering comparative study that examines how these stories of poverty were narrated and reshaped by ethnic diversity, economic crisis, and war.Probing the similarities and differences in the ways Americans, Australians, and Britons understood and responded to poverty, Mark Peel draws a picture of social work that is based in the sometimes fraught encounters between the poor and their interpreters. He uses dramatization to bring these encounters to life-joining Miss Cutler and that resurrected horse are Miss Lindstrom and the fried potatoes and Mr. O'Neil and the seductive client-and to give these people a voice. Adding new dimensions to the study of charity and social work, this book is essential to understanding and tackling poverty in the twenty-first century.

Hardback book in very good condition. Dj VG, clean, unmarked and uncreased. Interior VG - no marks or inscriptions.

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Author(s):
Mark Peel
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0226653633
ISBN-13:
9780226653631
Number of pages:
325
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Title:
Miss Cutler & the case of the resurrected horse

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Social workers produced thousands of case files about the poor during the interwar years. Analyzing almost two thousand such case files and traveling from Boston, Minneapolis, and Portland to London and Melbourne, Miss Cutler and the Case of the Resurrected Horse is a pioneering comparative study that examines how these stories of poverty were narrated and reshaped by ethnic diversity, economic crisis, and war.Probing the similarities and differences in the ways Americans, Australians, and Britons understood and responded to poverty, Mark Peel draws a picture of social work that is based in the sometimes fraught encounters between the poor and their interpreters. He uses dramatization to bring these encounters to life-joining Miss Cutler and that resurrected horse are Miss Lindstrom and the fried potatoes and Mr. O'Neil and the seductive client-and to give these people a voice. Adding new dimensions to the study of charity and social work, this book is essential to understanding and tackling poverty in the twenty-first century.

Hardback book in very good condition. Dj VG, clean, unmarked and uncreased. Interior VG - no marks or inscriptions.

Author(s):
Mark Peel
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0226653633
ISBN-13:
9780226653631
Number of pages:
325
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Title:
Miss Cutler & the case of the resurrected horse

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